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Flan Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Margaret L Mitchell
Added: Friday, July 31, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 whole eggs
10 egg yolks
4 c. milk
1 lemon, peel only cut in pieces
6 tbsp.. sugar
Caramelized sugar
8 Tblsp. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
To make the caramelized sugar, heat sugar with a small amount of water in pan over low heat, stirring constantly. Cook until sugar has melted and it is golden brown. Remove from heat and let cool To make the custard, mix half of the milk with 3 tablespoons sugar and peel of 1 lemon. Cook slowly over low heat for 1/2 hour, stirring constantly. Set aside. Remove lemon pieces and discard. In large bowl beat whole eggs and egg yolks lightly. Blend in 3 tablespoons of sugar and remaining milk. Gently add the boiled milk and stir. Pour custard mixture into mold on top of caramelized sugar. Place mold in pan of hot water (Baqo Marma). The water should cover more than half of mold. Cook on top of stove over a medium flame for 30 minutes. Transfer to a preheated oven and continue cooking for another 30 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean. Immediately remove from water and cool, covered, at room temperature. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to serve. Unmold by loosening sides of custard with a knife and place
a serving plate over mold. Turn over onto plate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came from Clay and Tessí Spanish teacher, Mrs. Bolyard The library was across from her classroom so I also got to taste this wonderful pudding-like dessert . Can be made as one large dessert or in ramekins for individual servings.

 

 

 

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